Learning from Serious Case Reviews - Free event in Thurrock

News article from January 11, 2016

School-Home Support is hosting a free briefing on a recent Serious Case Review which identified lessons to be learnt for schools. The aim of the briefing is to highlight the implications and how best your school can meet recommendations from the report.

Target audience: Head teachers, Safeguarding Leads, Chair of Governors, Safeguarding Lead Governors.
Book now: Limited places available. Complete the online booking form today.
When: Tuesday 26 January 2016 from 16:00 to 17:00
Where: Gable Hall School, Southend Road, Corringham, Essex, SS17 8JT

Case summary:

In August 2013 a female child H (aged 8) died whilst in the care of her mother.

The review details a number of key recommendations including:

“….instigate in maintained schools …., a review of the use of directly employed parenting support advisors (and other comparable roles such as pupil welfare co-ordinators) the aims of which would be to:

  • Clarify and define boundaries for the work of these valuable individuals
  • Recognise the need for and introduce minimum standards of management and reflective supervision
  • Offer ideas for the development of a supportive network of those fulfilling such roles ”


If you would like any further information, please contact Evelyn Korankye.

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